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so well in ohio. it's a choice. either government should sit by and let the market do its thing or govern comes in and prevents catastrophe. it's the kind of choice we face. >> if you want trust, what obama is talking about on the trail. first of all, there's no second term agenda. when he goes off the record, he gives out an agenda that's nothing like what he's been talking about on the trail. >> it's not true at all. >> immigration. he's talked immigration reform which he's not talked about much in public. cutting $2.50 for every tax dollar in revenue. it's not what he's been running. >> if you want to talk about being factually accurate, it's factually inaccurate to say governor romney was against the rescue of the auto industry. if you read his op-ed, you are journalist, you believe words are important. what he says is he believes the government should have provided financial guarantees. the difference between governor romney and president obama is who gets to stand first in line to get paid off. >> money in the market that was going to go into the auto industry. >> that's w
management agency overseeing the government's plans to help states and cities. >> anything they need, we will be there. we're going to cut through red tape. we're not going to get bogged down with a lot of rules. >> reporter: in florida the president told campaign workers turnout is the key. >> whoever is able to get their voters out, they're the one whose are going to win florida. >> reporter: that could be tough in states where sandy is headed. maryland already canceled early voting today. virginia, a battleground state could see power outages lasting until election day. >> several months ago we had the largest -- third largest power outage in history but we got everything pretty much back on in seven days. we're not expecting that this time. >> reporter: virginia is already planning to extend its hours for absentee voting. those absentee votes could be critical. it's believed that 40% of this election will be decided befe election day. >> tracie potts in washington, thank you. >>> now let's check back with bill karins who has the latest on this storm. bill, when is this supposed to ma
movement starting on capitol hill in washington to change the law governing children working in the fields of america. even supporters of that proposed law admit that nothing is likely to happen quickly and any changes face a tough political battle from the opposition. >> harvest season is pretty much over in california's central valley. only a few grapes and raisins left to pick. most families are packing up and moving on, following the crops north to oregon and washington. 3,000 miles away, in the halls of congress, the issue of child labor and agriculture has gained new attention. >> i was shocked because i really do believe this is one of our country's dirty little secrets. >> reporter: that's why, after watching our investigation documenting child labor here in california and in north carolina, los angeles congress woman lucille ball ahard is calling for change. >> there are today in this country children working under deplorable conditions and not equally protected under our child labor laws and these are the children who work in agriculture. >> and you want to change that? >> i want
borough, and accused government and aid officials of neglecting the island in favor of wealthier areas like manhattan and the new jersey shore. >> something has to be done immediately. not 14 days from now, today. >> reporter: and today there was homeland security secretary janet napolitano overseeing the aid effort herself. >> folks are going to be going door to door in these communities, making sure that nobody is left out. >> reporter: you're, i'm sure, very well aware how angry people were aware in this area, saying the government just took too long to respond. some even calling your visit political. what do you say to all those people here? >> well, i think we're here, and we're here in force. >> reporter: there was one sign that normal life was returning here. the famous staten island ferry resumed service. for many here on staten island, normal life is still a long way off. families are overwhelmed by the loss of relatives and neighbors as help has only just begun to reach the shattered communities of this storm. but if there is any hope of staten island bouncing back soon, it c
the election system, it doesn't come from the government. i can tell you the topic came up. the fema director, fugate, did talk with officials. this is what happened in the state of florida when it happened in 2004. they moved polling places and got generators where it was necessary to open precincts. and by the way, the federal government reimbursed the state for those costs. that is why it came up, because state and local officials asked mr. fugate if they could get reimbursed with federal tax dollars and he said that yes, that would be the case. that would be step one, a delay, and next, it is not up to the states, it would be a case by case. >> these early reports where we're getting where we can't get pictures yet out of the area just north of new york city is of some catastrophic damage, trees still down, over the wires, arcing wires, so we're in for a long couple of days. chuck todd in the west wing, of the briefing room at the white house. chuck, thanks. we'll be right back after the break. our coverage will continue right after this. ♪ with a low national plan premium... ♪ ...and
knows what it's doing. my message to the federal government, no bureaucracy, no red tape. >> reporter: mitt romney, who had suspended campaigning for the day, travelled to the battle state of ohio to encourage donations to the red cross. >> i had a chance to speak with some of the governors in the affected areas, they talked about a lot of people having hard times. i appreciate the fact that people in dayton got up this morning, some went to the grocery store i see, and purchased some things that these families will need. >> reporter: and with presidential politics hanging in the balance, one of mr. romney's top supporters, chris christie had nothing but praise for the federal government. >> the president has been outstanding in this, so the folks at fema have been excellent. >> reporter: later christie made it clear he isn't concerned about the storm's effect on election day. >> i don't care about election day. it doesn't matter a lick to me. let the politicians who are on the ballot worry about election day. it's not my problem, i'm not dealing with it at the moment. >> reporter: lo
in housing. government is trying to do a lot to help. it is part of the reason why the consumer is feeling better. i think housing is key. remember, housing, mortgaging credit almost did us in a few years ago. so that healing slowly is a good thing. >> let's talk fed for the for a moment. this week the federal reserve will up left the interest rates unchanged and said it would buy mortgage backed securities at $40 billion a month. the quantitative easing qe continues. any surprises from the fed? >> zero. they almost nothing as you know on top of a fair amount the month before. they will be watching and waiting to see the impact of this 40 billion a month and the other things you put on the list. i think the fed will continue to do what it is doing until we see changes and that a may not be for a few more months. >> now word that ben bernanke will not stand for a second term as chairman in 2014 and mitt romney said he will not reappoint bernanke. what do you think this means. >> has the fed already been politicized? back to the government leaving it alone. i wish the fiscal policymakers wou
the government, from fema, from anybody? >> nobody's come to my door. hey, fema, come on down, knock on my door. >> reporter: at nighttime, 11th street has a different feel. it's a little eerie being in the blackout zone, especially when you look at the sky. we're in the section of the city has no power. but there's so much light in the part of the city that does have power, it reflects up into the sky and there's more light in the sky than there is on the street. so this is what it's like? >> this is what it's like. >> reporter: melissa is a nanny who lives in a sixth-floor walk-up. she spends her nights curled up with a book and her dog. >> reporter: do you feel safe? >> extremely safe. my neighbors who i barely spoke to before this happened, we all have an open-door policy now. >> reporter: a relative newcomer to new york, she didn't love this city until the storm came. >> my neighbors have been wonderful. and we've barely even met before. it's just like, it's true, in times of crisis, people come together. so it's been great. i go to sleep with my door open. >> reporter: as the days turn in
's department tried out a drone similar but much smaller to the ones used by the federal government overseas. the drones can get a bird's eye view of an area and send back a live feed to people on the ground. sheriff's officials said they would only use the drone for emergencies and proactive policing such as spotting illegal marijuana groves. >> the tools aren't much different than what he already have. it's giving a different vantage point to a dangerous situation that arises. >> not everyone is a fan of the idea. the aclu is concerned about privacy issues and suggested they should only be used when there's a warrant. >>> coming up next at 6:00 with less than two weeks until the election the official polls are both mixed, but there's one very unofficial poll that you might be forgetting about. also coming up -- >> everybody's mouth drops when they come in here. >> from a dream to a small empire in our bay area proud exclusive one woman found a way to turn an unlikely interest into a bay area first. >>> just ten days to election day and both sides are trying to campaign around the hurricane
, will likely come out on time. they've had people crunching the numbers at home while the federal government has been closed. lynn? >> tracie potts in washington, thanks so much. >>> as we button up this show, obviously a lot of people, we want to extend all of our thoughts to everyone along the eastern seaboard and around the country. >> there's a lot of people that lived in the east and moved west. i'm sure they have memories and friends and families. we haven't even seen the worst pictures yet. >> i'm lynn berry. this is "early today," your first stop of the day today on your nbc station. >>> the u.s. coast guard performed a dramatic rescue after hurricane sandy sank a piece of hd history. the rescue team pulled 14 people from the rough ocean along the north carolina coast. the hms bounty crew abandoned ship after it began taking on water on sunday. the coast guard later found the body of one woman and continued to search for the ship's captain. the hms bounty was used in the 1962 marlon brando film "mutiny on the bounty". >>> a caravan of power crews hit the highway on monday. hundreds o
you are in the northeast, governor romney is facing questions on the federal government's role, arguing the sta states, even the private sector should take the lead today, romney put out a written statement reaffirming the belief, also vowing that fema would have the resources it needs. one more note, there are polls out and both campaigns say they are in the lead right now. the new polls, the president is clinging to a tight lead in the crucial battlegrounds of ohio, florida, and virginia. >> all right, peter alexander in florida tonight. of course, it was all we were talking about until this storm that stretched over darn near half the country. our political director, chief white house correspondent chuck todd traveled with the president today in the skies over new jersey. he is back on the ground in atlantic city tonight and chuck it is a fair question on how everybody is going to get to vote. you take the polling close to our place here, there is sand in the streets. i can't imagine they will be ready with power back on. there is natural gas in the air, it still feels dange
outlined earlier. >> i said i want to consolidate the government agencies, we should have one secretary of business, instead of nine different departments. >> we don't need the secretary of business to understand business. we need a president who understands business. and i do. >> reporter: this afternoon in richmond, mr. romney called on supporters to give to the red cross but was interrupted by protesters. >> that is what caused this monster storm. >> reporter: at the center of the response to the storm, new york city's mayor michael bloomberg said that climate change contributed to the storm, and endorsed mr. obama as the best candidate to tackle the climate change, saying he could still inspire the hope he did four years ago, despite what mr. bloomberg called a disappointing four year term. and brian, there is still one significant event, tomorrow, the last monthly unemployment report, before the election. >> peter alexander, in virginia, thank you. with the romney campaign in virginia, thank you >>> let's get an update on the other side of this, our chief political correspondent, c
by local and federal governments. this morning, all of that changed. >> once you get the water and things, get it to this table. >> reporter: today, a welcome flood of relief as national guard, fema, red cross and other agencies set up camp, bringing much-needed supplies to this hard-hit working class community. >> thank you, fema. >> reporter: 24 hours after this desperate plea on live television. >> but you need to come here and help us, we need assistance. please. >> reporter: there is now hope. >> there is a renewed hope and spirit, and that is what they needed. >> reporter: families crowded around the tables to pick up canned food and ready to eat meals, with more than 100 lining up for dry ice, others bringing clothing for their neighbors. temperatures are dropping tonight and parents here are worried about their children. the homeland security chief and fema officials today oversaw the relief effort. >> folks are going to be going door-to-door in these communities and making sure that nobody is left out. >> reporter: as one person put it, it is not charity, it is humanity. >> i'm f
of silicon valley in washington. >> great to be with you. >> i can understand why the government is in a rush to sell things off. you at one point stuck your hand up in the air and said hold on a second. let's keep what? >> the unlicensed white spaces. we were writing a very large bill dealing with spectrum. and we were not in a rush because congress really reallocates spectrum maybe once in a decade. it is something that you can't go to nordstrum to buy, macy's. so it has to be the reallocation has to be done in a very prudent and wise manner. and there is licensed spectrum and and unlicensed spectrum. the first draft does not include unlicensed. that is a very important platform for innovation. i fought very hard to include unlicensed in the legislation and did so. >> not just garage door openers. >> wifi, blue tooth, cordless phones. there are thousands of applications and uses in the unlicensed area. >> that is kind of the amazing thing about the unlicensed part is you don't know what will come out of it. >> exactly. and whenever i come home every weekend i try to get out to especially th
to the huge military presence around norfolk, a lot of government tax dollars flow into the state. but, like a loet of the nation, virginia has experienced huge ethnic shifts. a restaurant owner, an indian immigrant, will vote for obama. >> after this past monday's presidential debate i turned off the tv and i did not list en to anything. and then it became very clear, you know, that overall we are better off now than we were in 2008 at this time. >> one of the places that turned virginia from a solidly red state into what some call a purple state is henrico county with richmond at its center, where republicans used to call an easy win. that all changed in 2008. the question is, his that chang permanent? richmond has a lot of african-american and democratic leaning population. the suburbs mostly white and republican. >> in the polling we've seen that almost a third of voters are considering themselves independent. in some polls we actually see that there are more independent than democrats or republicans. >> places like it are a huge target of opportunity for the candidates. voters here, tho
studies conducted in the last 25 years, performed by state and federal governments and advocacy groups and universities. now let's take a look at the most recent ones. a 2005 restore hetchhetchy study identifies the river as the bay area's primary water source and notes that pruchling water from nearby cherry lake to a tributary can replace most of what's lost from hetchhetchy. other option include expanding the reservoir farther downstream or calvaveras reservoir in the bay area, in the estimated cost of $1 billion. that makes no viable options false, but how expensive is the alternative? a state report from 2006 that takes into account all of the major components, water replacement and energy replacement and dam removal, restoring the valley and permitting, public use and legal costs came up with the price tag between $3 billion and $10 billion. furthermore, the authors write, quote, much studies remain to be done because there are major gaps in vital information. for example, objectives for replacing the water supply area in the first place. author mike marshall's claim for the city
to be over after just a day. government forces launched air strikes around damascus today, flattening buildings. rebel forces responded with bomb blasts of their own. at least 16 people died in back and forth attacks. >>> a lot more to tell you about on this saturday night as we continue on "nightly news." what did they know and when did they know it? a new twist tonight in the investigation to that deadly meningitis outbreak. >>> later, lady liberty like we haven't quite seen her before. >>> we're back now with an update on the deadly outbreak of viral meningitis tied to tainted steroid injections. the cdc said today 25 people have died. the number of cases up to 344 in 18 states. there are disturbing new findings involving the massachusetts pharmacy that made the drugs. the latest from nbc senior investigative correspondent lisa myers. >> reporter: george kerry's wife lillian died of meningitis after she and her husband received injections of tainted steroids for back pain. >> it's a tragedy that my wife and i and the thousands of other people have been exposed to this contaminated
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of these countries as a scare tactic to say this is why we need to force government spending cuts and people are reassessing that and realize the damage that it does become, even on wall street becoming more skeptical of what a romney president would mean for growth and the federal reserve. chris: katty. >> i think if you -- if it comes down to ohio, and my hunch is that obama, look at joe's poll, obama is still looking fairly strong in ohio. i guess if you had to put your savings somewhere you would probably say -- chris: so an electoral victory but a popular vote loss. >> my head says the seam thing but my gut is saying what i started this segment with. beats me. i mean, really. romney had to pass a major test. and he passed it. chris: in the first debate. >> in the first debate. these debates are about one thing and one thing only. whether or not you want to have this guy in your house for the next four years. chris: once he's in the house, hard to get him out. >> i agree. i agree with this completely. >> that obama spent the entire summer trying to con -- convince people you don't want t
is the president. he is in charge of the government and in charge of that response. >> romney's campaign is thinking of sending him to new jersey later this week, where he could meet with storm victims and with governor chris christie, a romney ally. >>> in just over a week you will be asked to decide who should be president. and you may have already cast your vote in the comfort of your own home. but did your vote count? nbc bay area's marianne favro is here in the newsroom with a look at a simple mistake people make that could get their mail-in ballot kicked out. >> reporter: the most important mistake is people forget to sign their ballot envelope. so far 179 mail-in ballots have been kicked out because of that. people make other mistakes too that prevent their votes from counting. in santa clara county, the mail-in ballots are already pouring in. 133,000 so far. an estimated 72% of all registered voters in the county are expected to mail in their ballots. but unfortunately, they won't all count. >> inconsistent, and we cannot determine that that signature from the voter, we would den
financially. a government audit in japan reveals money intended for reconstruction of the earthquake and tsunami, has been spent on unrelated projects. >> $150 billion has been raised to rebuild the country. but some of that money has gone for ad campaigns for japan's tallest building and for whaling research. 18 months after the disaster, hundreds of thousands of people remain displaced. and some areas have little or no reconstruction. japan's prime minister is vowing to address this issue. >>> let's turn things over to henry in the comcast sportsnet newsroom. we didn't see you at the parade. >> i'm going to be on my best behavior. >>> when we come back, we'll talk big-time sports. while the giants wrapped up their season with a parade down market street, a new season begins in the bay area. yes. the warriors and suns kick off the season in phoenix tonight. we'll have highlights on that one. plus, we'll tell you why the warriors are making news off the court. that's all next. this is hayden. that's elizabeth. and that's skyler... and his mom, nancy. they're just a few of the califor
statistics is this a possibility. they said it is a possibility the government is shut down today. it's likely to be shut down tomorrow. i don't think a final decision has been made how much of the government will be shut down tomorrow. while they have all of the data in the way the jobs survey works, they don't necessarily have the employees or the staff to process it and have the reports ready to go in time. that said, they are also pushing back on this notion that it will be delayed for sure. look it depends on how easily staff can get in, can get the job done, their goal is still to release it at 8:30 a.m. eastern time on friday morning but it's just one of the many little things that have totally been thrown off. we have romney cancelling all of his events after a davenport event today, the rest of today and tomorrow. no campaign events at all for romney or paul ryan. the president already did that. he of course woke up this morning in orlando but decided not to attend the campaign event woe do there with bill clinton. he came back here. got his update. we'll get the update from
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governments will likely have to put people to work over the next few weeks and months to fix things. raj? >> thank you, scott budman reporting from our news room. in about 20 minutes, we'll go live to new york for an update on the damage. and our political analyst will join us to talk about the impact to the presidential election. tonight at 10:00, a special primetime one-hour report on sandy's fury tonight at 10:00. >>> students protected from sexual harassment under a key federal law. but the investigatetive unit found some bay area principals may not know what it is. >>> and what we uncovered by looking at just the past two years of state records at funeral homes. >>> postage problems in the bay area. what you need to know to make sure your mail-in ballot counts. [ female announcer ] what would you call an ordinary breakfast pastry that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. with snack-defying, satisfying totino's pizza rolls. and now whe
expectations, but what i can promise you is that the federal government will be working as closely as possible with the state and local officials and we will not quit until this is done. >> millions remain without electricity, the recovery process is under way. two of the three major airports in the new york city area were able to open up again. after things shut down for two days, the new york stock exchange reopened. >> for the north bay, it's been a little different. but for the peninsula, east bay and south bay you held off the rain. >> exactly. doing what we can. going man, this is not good. in san francisco, some heavier rain coming on down in the north bay eventually getting closer, a gorgeous shot of the halloween evening. your forecast in a few minutes. >>> should you be concerned if your parent. a federal law meant to protect students is being overlooked by some schools and no one is enforcing it. >> a look what time she's uncovered by title 9 in some local schools. >> good evening. title 9 many of us think of athletics for women. the law was set up to do more than that, it also pro
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. what's the government's -- the federal government's response been like so far? >> the federal government's response has been great. i was on the phone at midnight again last night with the president personally. he has expedited the designation of new jersey as a major disaster area. i expedited that. i was on the phone with fema at 2:00 a.m. this morning to answer the questions they needed answered to get that designation, and the president has been outstanding in this, and so the folks at fema craig and his folks have been excellent. >> i know you took exception with the handling of this situation by the mayor of atlantic city, lorenzo langeford. you were very upset that he didn't evacuate that city or all of that city and, instead, offered some people shelter in some city shelters, and you said he was a rogue mayor and said, "i don't have a feud with the guy, but i wish he would do his job." a little time has passed between those comments right now. the emotional level come down? do you still feel that way? >> the fact of the matter is i feel badly for the folks in atlantic
presidential because he is the president. he's in charge of the government and in charge of that response. >> romney's campaign is thinking of sending him to new jersey later this week where he could meet with storm victims a with governor chris christie, a romney ally. president obama may sit wisconsin tomorrow. of course, we invite you to stay with nbc bay area news for continuing coverage of the storm sandy. you can always go to nbcbayarea.com for the latest updates. >>> still ahead here at 6:00, the new invention that could prevent some surprising injuries in hospitals. >>> also -- >> i'm scott budman. a new smartphone and new smartphone apps. coming up, the windows version of the smartphone and how it plans to take on the iphone. >>> in health matters, smoke-free lives led to a dramatic decrease in heart attacks and death. researchers tracked a county in minnesota after their indoor smoking bans went into effect. in five years, the rate of heart attack deaths dropped by 5%. during the same five-year period, the state increased tobacco taxes and anti-tobacco campaigns. uc san francisc
government report has 338 cases of meningitis nationwide, and 25 deaths. >>> senate majority leader harry reid is in good condition this morning after a car accident. reid was in a six-car chain reaction car crash in las vegas friday. the senator suffered some bumps and bruises. he was treated and released from a hospital as were some of his staff members. overseas now, 15-year-old activist malala yousafzai will return to pakistan, her father says. the family has been reunited in a birmingham, england, hospital. malala is expected to recover from gunshot wounds after an assassination attempt in pakistan two weeks ago. back here in the states, lady liberty is getting her crown back in a ground reopening tomorrow morning, weather permitting. time lapse photography shows the year-long construction that will be finished in time for the lady's 126th birthday. visitors will climb a new set of stairs inside a newly air conditioned statue to reach the crown. now back to lester, andrea and dylan. there is a little bit of drama. lady liberty has her new crown, just got a nip and tuck, but she says
storm in 1953 which drowned thousands, the government built an extensive series of storm surge barriers. >> if we had the barriers in place during hurricane sandy, we would have had no damage at all. >> this animation produced by a dutch company shows what a barrier in new york harbor might look like. if a surge was coming, 25 foot high gates would drop. and then they would swing shut to block the water until the danger had passed. >> the surge is completely blocked by the system. >> reporter: but his idea would require years of study and cost $15 billion. just about a third of the estimated cost of rebuilding after sandy. lester, other countries are doing major infrastructure projects as part of national security. china is putting in about 10,000 miles of high speed railway, turkey, istanbul. it is possible. the united states can do this. we're just spending our money on other things. >> so going to spark the conversation. richard, thanks. >> hopefully this is part of the debate. >> still to come, we'll take you inside a hurricane war room. this is home depot. we'll see how they and th
. >>> a human rights group said syrian rebels killed 28 government troops today in a town that straddles the town's highway. fighting has escalated dramatically since a failed cease-fire monday. >>> a drug company is recalling all of its products after the firm must approve its testing process. it is the sister company to the massachusetts pharmacy whose drugs have been implicated in that deadly meningitis outbreak. it sent injectable drugs to hospitals nationwide. the recall is out of an abundance of caution. >>> bionic man zach lauter is ready to make history sunday when he attempts to climb 2,109 stairs to the top of chicago's willis tower. he lost his right leg in a motorcycle accident, will now use an experimental prosthetic leg that is controlled by his mind. that's something. >>> it is now six minutes after the hour. we'll follow, maybe even tweet about it if we get some power around here, al. >> that's fantastic. >> like science fiction. thank you so much. let's see what we've got for you as far as your weather is concerned. today, remnants of sandy right now up into canada, spin
. he insists the government database is wrong. >> when he checked, there is no license on file for you or your company. >> okay. i'll bring my paperwork down, we'll see otherwise. >> he said he would show investigators proof the next day but didn't. >> do you have a business card? >> look, many contractors do play by the rules. frank checked this one on the roof. fully licensed. >> i'm glad somebody showed up, checked my credentials, verified i was licensed. >> what do you make of unlicensed contractors? >> take it down. >> officials say some unlicensed contractors walk down the street going door to door, luring you in with low, low prices. when your front yard looks like this or any of the homes on the block, you're desperate. how do you say no? >> it hurts, really. i am in the hole. >> dorothy o'brien got a flyer in her door in august for tree repair from this man, eric moyer. she said she paid him $1600 in cash up front but he never did the job. >> they were only here one day, never came back again. >> new jersey prosecutors say he was unlicensed, targeting the elderly and he was ch
government, no bureaucracy, no red tape, get resources where they're needed as fast as possible. >> reporter: mitt romney also suspended campaigning tuesday but still traveled to the battleground state of ohio to encourage donations to the red cross. >> and i appreciate the fact that people right here in dayton got up this morning, some went to the grocery store, ipurchasee families will need. >> reporter: governor romney is back campaigning today holding three rallies across florida. but the president remains in disaster response mode. he'll survey storm damage with new jersey's republican governor chris christ yeempt among issues christie plans to bring up, how to build a more weatherproof jersey shore. >> one of the things i'll be talking to the president about tomorrow is bringy the army corps in immediately to talk to us about how's the best way to rebuild the jersey shore. >> reporter: despite election day on the horizon, christie didn't seem very concerned about how his state would hold an election. >> i don't give a damn about election day. it doesn't matter a lick to me, so let the
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